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    Air pollution in Italy: ClientEarth launches legal action

    ClientEarth has today joined with partners in Italy to launch legal action against the authorities in Lombardy over the region’s filthy air.

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    Poland’s people seek help from EU over national air pollution failure

    Poland’s people say their government is protecting the coal industry instead of protecting people from the toxic chemical benzopyrene.

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    Commission sued over hormone-harming chemicals in plastic

    ClientEarth is suing the European Commission after it gave plastics recyclers permission to use a black-listed chemical which causes infertility and developmental problems in children.

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    Faulty nature assessments fail Europe’s wildlife

    A persistent failure to carry out evaluations to protect nature sites across Europe – required by EU law – has been found in new analysis.

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